Feb 11, 2013 7:00am PST
california. >>> 7:48. tomorrow night, president obama will deliver his first state of the union address of his second term. jamie dupree joins us via skype. what are you hearing about the focus of the president's state of the union address? >> reporter: the basic line out of officials from the white house the last couple of days has been that the president will focus on economic issues, job and the economy, still at the top of the list. but, of course, i would think, tori, that he will talk about a number of very detailed items like the ideas of gun and gun violence in the wake of the newtown, connecticut shootings, immigration reform issues and the budget cuts coming up on march -- march 1,the focus -- the -- march 1st. the focus the white house is saying the argument will be on economic issues. we'll see what happens tomorrow night. >> do you expect he will set a more conciliatory tone with republicans or will he still have that aggression tone at the inauguration address? >> reporter: we've seen some reports of it -- it will be more aggressive. i guess there's two ways to look at it.
Feb 10, 2013 7:00am PST
safety. >>> president obama and advisors are touching up his state of the union address. he will focus on several main issues including job creations and restoring prosperity. he's expected to unvail -- aids say he will also push for two major initiatives. he wants immigration reform which would allow 11 million illegal immigrants to eventually become citizens. and the passage of much tougher gun control laws in the wake of the connecticut school shooting. >>> bay area lawmaker wants to reestablish a special license plate for veterans. the plates would recognize veterans and raise money for county veteran services offices. a veteran license plate was disconnected in 2010 and replaced with an honorary veterans plate that anyone can buy. the plate will still be available if the bill passes. >>> it was supposed to be a dramatic way to honor the national anthem. we'll show you what happened when the condor did not stay on script. >>> mostly sunny skies outside our doors at this hour. calm conditions and cold, cold, cold. if you are thinking about heading out to the farmers market out there
Feb 9, 2013 7:00am PST
, also cut. >>> we are learning more about president obama's state of the union address set for next tuesday night. central themes include job creation, immigration reform, trimming the nation's $16 trillion debt, as well as gun violence. survivors of the connecticut school shooting will attend that speech. democratic house leader nancy pelosi has invited a fourth grader from another school in newtown to the event. that student wrote to pelosi, asking congress pass new gun control laws to prevent other families from suffering the way folks are in newtown. >>> first lady michelle obama is meeting privately with the family of a 15-year-old honor student right now, before attending the girl's funeral. police say hadia pendleton was gunned down last month in a park, just about a mile away from the obama's chicago home. investigators say she was not the intended target. just a week before her death, pendleton performed with her band at obama's inauguration, an event she called a highlight of her life. no arrests have been made in the case. >>> back here in california, hundreds of gun advo